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Canal Refilling and Opening

2nd April 2021 @ 6:06am – by Dave Martin
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Notice Alert

Shropshire Union Canal
Location: Bridge 80, Bennetts Bridge, Shropshire Union Canal
Starts At: Bridge 79, Moss Hall
Ends At: Bridge 82, Coole Lane

Friday 15 January 2021 13:00 until further notice

Type: Towpath Closure
Reason: Structure failure

Update on 31/03/2021:
Many weeks of hard work by our engineers and contractors have allowed us to make excellent progress on the repairs to the culvert at Bridge 80, Bennetts Bridge on the Shropshire Union Canal. The new culvert and bed repair have now been completed. We are pleased to confirm that the canal will reopen to navigation at 4pm today, 31 March.

Towpath diversions will remain in place as works to reinstate the towpath continue after Easter. An update will be provided on Friday, 9 April.

We would like to extend our thanks to our neighbours at Overwater Marina and Mill Lane for their patience and support throughout the project.

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